11 patients die due to low pressure oxygen in Andhra hospital
Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), May 11 — As many as 11 patients, who were on ventilator support, died due to low pressure in medical oxygen supply at Ruia Government Hospital in Tirupati on Monday, Chittoor District Collector M Harinarayan.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has ordered an inquiry into the matter.
"This mishap took place due to the reduction of pressure in the oxygen supply. 11 patients who were on ventilators lost their lives," Hospital Superintendent Dr Bharati said.